Iran

November 15, 2000

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami's office denied press reports in Egypt announcing plans by the Iranian head of state to visit Cairo.

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Jailed reformist Iranian journalist, Ebrahim Nabavi, appeared at Tehran's press court Wednesday charged with waging anti-regime propaganda and insulti

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Ingo Dijksma, General Manager, Shell Iran Offshore Ltd, says "It has been a year since the signing of the Soroosh/ Nowrooz agreement. Most of the major contracts have been awarded, and the value of th

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The signing in November 1999 of an agreement between the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Shell to develop the Soroosh/Nowrooz offshore oil fields, at an estimated cost of US $800 million, was

November 14, 2000

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday took the government of President Mohammed Khatami to task over its record on cultural affairs.

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Palestinians will not stop at using stones in their uprising against Israel but wil

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Iranian police said Tuesday they have arrested 118 people in the central city of Isfahan in the past three days for disturbing the peace after clashes

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Iranian President Mohammed Khatami said in remarks published here Tuesday that he is planning to visit Egypt "soon" for a meeting with President Hosni

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Iran's armed forces said Tuesday they have deployed a battalion of troops near the eastern border with Afghanistan and Pakistan to fight the flow of n

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Tehran authorities have found 17 tons of chickens which died of different maladies in a city market.

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A conservative-led Iranian oversight body has ruled that girls can still be married as young as nine with parental permission, quashing an attempt by

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Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Singapore-based Oil & Gas division of SembCorp Engineering, was awarded three contracts valued around $200 million.

November 13, 2000

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Iranian flight security forces on Monday foiled an attempt to hijack a plane en route from Ahvaz to Bandar Abbas in southern Iran.

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Pro-reform Iranian politician Said Hajarian, who barely escaped an assassination attempt in March, went back to work Monday.

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UN chief Kofi Annan was to meet Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's second-in-command Monday on the sidelines of the Islamic summit in Doha after an almo